The NAACP in its letter wrote: “We ask whether there is a need for a second (federal) order to resolve racial discrimination (by requiring) a special master to oversee promotions, balance in assignments and disputes?” “The state police and the state attorney called the NAACP with results of their investigation, where they found no reason to render any charges against Officer Blackwell,” the letter reads.
anvplayer video=”1100119″] COLUMBUS, Ga.- The local Columbus chapter of the NAACP has had a full day of voter registration events. One event took place at The House of Ma’at. Tonza Thomas, the President of the NAACP says it’s important for people to be involved in our local elections.
At a press conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, the NAACP and members of the clergy announced that the Department of Justice is launching an investigation into the police shooting death of an African-American male named Keith Lamont Scott.
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus is participating in a statewide ‘Day of Protest’ called for by the Georgia NAACP. This is in wake of the police-involved shootings of black men in Charlotte, NC and Tulsa, OK. The Columbus NAACP is outside the Public Safety Building promoting solidarity with law enforcement.
On Thursday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Charlotte-Mecklenburg NAACP President Minister Corine Mack argued that “it doesn’t really matter” if Keith Lamont Scott had a gun when he was shot by police. Mack said that the police should release video of the Scott incident.
NAACP Statement on Fatal Shooting of Terence Crutcher During Police Encounter in Tulsa, OK | Press Room
“Yesterday, the Tulsa Police Department released video footage, captured from three different views, that shows two officers fatally shooting Terence Crutcher, 40, of Tulsa, during a traffic stop. Crutcher was shot after walking to his car with his hands up. The video footage of Crutcher’s death tragically and horrifically shows us the futility of our cry: “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot.”
BEECH ISLAND – As the Aiken County Branch of the NAACP celebrated its 98th anniversary Sunday, one of its officers praised its founders and early members for their bravery. “They were courageous,” said First Vice President Louisiana Wright Sanders while speaking at the Runs Missionary Baptist Church.
BALTIMORE — NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks today issued the following statement about the decision by the National Collegiate Athletic Association to cancel championship games in North Carolina due to discriminatory laws passed by the state legislature this year: